COLUMBUS ó Huella Brewer, 87, died June 15, 2013, at his residence. Services are Saturday at 2 p.m. at Fourth Street MB Church with the Rev. Jimmy Rice officiating. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery. Visitation is today from 3-8 p.m. at Carterís Funeral Services. Mr. Brewer was born Nov. 25, 1925, to the late Walker Brewer and Sarah Jane Latham. He was formerly employed with International Hat Company. He was a member of Fourth Street MB Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, James and Elick Brewer and Easter Mae Cunningham. Survivors include his wife, Virginia Hill Brewer of Columbus; children Hugh L. Brewer, Elizabeth Brewer Bush and Milton E. Brewer, all of Columbus, James A. Brewer of Huntsville, Ala., and Vanessa Brewer of Memphis, Tenn.; siblings, Augusta Tate and Dollie Daniel, both of Tacoma, Wash., Ella Jane Cobb of Prairie Point and Eddie Hill of St. Louis; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Pallbearers are Marquez Parks, Joshua Jones, Darrell Vaughn, James Brown, Herman Scott and Cedric Stevenson.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on June 21, 2013
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